“Words That Matter”–Voices of Civil Rights:
The 1st Day at Central High (September 4th, 1957)

LRCH Memory Project team 2017
LRCH Memory Project team 2017

This audio walking tour follows the footsteps and narrates eyewitness accounts of the Little Rock Nine’s ill-fated first attempt to attend classes during the historic desegregation crisis. Researched, scripted, and recorded by students in the Central High Memory Project.

WALKING TOUR

READ THE TOUR SCRIPT • English Version | Version Française (Arrêt Audio 2) | Versión en Español  (Parada de Audio 2) 

HEAR THE AUDIO TOUR • English Version 

FOLLOW THE VIRTUAL TOUR • 360° MAP 

Virtual tour 360° interactive map

ORAL HISTORY

Interview with Penny Fox, LRCH junior in 1957, and Caroline Minor, LRCH class of 2015

Penny Fox • Part 1

Penny Fox • Part 2

Interview with Robin Woods Loucks, LRCH sophomore in 1957

Robin Woods Loucks • Part 1

Robin Woods Loucks • Part 2

Robin Woods Loucks • Part 3

Interview with Memory Project editing team by City of Little Rock KWCP youth radio interns


More to come…STUDENT PROJECT JOURNALS, MOBILE APP (under construction 2017-18 school year)

PROJECT CREDITS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY Credits and Bibliography

STUDENT WEBSITE • LRCH Memory Project

CONTACT • Email @ George West, Education Coordinator at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies